OMAHA, Neb., May 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Transgenomic, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: TBIO) announces that it has appointed Antonius P. Schuh, Ph.D. and Michael B. McNulty to its Board of Directors.
Dr. Schuh is the Founding Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc. (STI). STI is a seed-stage biotechnology company built on a proprietary antibody library construction technology, the STI technology, which applies RNA transcription rather than PCR for the amplification of variable lgG domains to yield high fidelity mAb libraries. Prior to STI, Dr. Schuh was the Founding Chief Executive Officer and Director of AviaraDx, Inc. AviaraDx was a molecular diagnostics laboratory company focused on oncology testing which was acquired by bioMerieux. Before leading AviaraDx, Dr. Schuh was Chief Executive Officer of Arcturus Bioscience, Inc. and Sequenom, Inc.
Mr. McNulty is currently General Manager of Diagnostics at Agilent Technologies, Inc. Agilent Technologies Inc. is the world's premier measurement company and a technology leader in communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis. Prior to his current position he was Vice President of Laboratory Operations and Chief Compliance Officer of Berkeley Heartlabs, Inc. Mr. McNulty has previously served as a board member for Employee Health Programs, Bethesda, MD; Drug Free workplace, plc, London, UK; ThauMDx LLC, Santa Barbara, CA; and International Cancer Screening Laboratories, Inc. Mr. McNulty previously ran SmithKline Beecham's Chicago based reference laboratory prior to the company's transition to become Quest Diagnostics.
In making this announcement, Transgenomic President and CEO, Craig Tuttle, stated, "We are very excited to have Dr. Schuh and Mr. McNulty join the Company's Board of Directors. Combined, they have considerable experience in molecular diagnostics and, equally important, success in leading and running diagno
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